Bruce Forsyth

Author's details

Name: Bruce Forsyth
Date registered: April 23, 2014
URL: https://militarybruce.com

Biography

Bruce Forsyth served in the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve for 13 years (1987-2000). He served with units in Toronto, Hamilton & Windsor and worked or trained at CFB Esquimalt, CFB Halifax, CFB Petawawa, CFB Kingston, CFB Toronto, Camp Borden, The Burwash Training Area and LFCA Training Centre Meaford.

Latest posts

  1. Are speed limit reductions the only option for curbing speeding in cities? — April 17, 2021
  2. Remember, the blame starts at the top — April 17, 2021
  3. There by the grace of God go I – York Regional officer sent to jail for fatal collision — April 13, 2021
  4. Wreckage of doomed Cessna 205 can be found along the walking trails of Silent Valley Nature Reserve — April 8, 2021
  5. Pioneer cemetery is the final resting place of some of Grey County’s earliest black settlers — April 8, 2021

Most commented posts

  1. Canadian Army Training Centres of WWII — 69 comments
  2. Canada should issue a Cold War Victory Medal to its military — 35 comments
  3. Watching the Skies – The RCAF Ground Observer Corps — 32 comments
  4. Camp Borden – The birthplace of the RCAF and the historic home of the Canadian Armoured Corps — 23 comments
  5. Claresholm Industrial Airport has rich military past — 21 comments

Author's posts listings

A shocking video has Barrie Police under scrutiny once again

February 2021 Barrie Police has attracted national attention in recent days, with the news of an as of yet unidentified Barrie Police officer (I’ll refer to as Officer BP for now) involved in the arrest of 20-year-old Barrie resident Skyler Kent. Kent reportedly attracted police attention when he rode his skateboard through a red light, …

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Cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline shows why Canada needs to build more of our own pipelines to tidewater

February 2021 As he promised in the American general election last year, newly-installed President Joe Biden made good on his promise to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline, an oil pipeline that would have taken Canadian bitumen from Alberta to refineries on the U.S. Gulf coast. Cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline shows why Canada needs …

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Bayview Park once a popular horse show venue

February 2021 The City of Burlington is a busy and rapidly growing city in the Golden Horseshoe area of southern Ontario. However, the sections of Burlington north of Dundas Street (formerly Kings Highway #5) are still rural, with busy farms, open fields and an abundance of livestock. Although the Aldershot area of Burlington is south …

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Some ideas for battling the next pandemic

February 2021 Congratulations to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on signing all the contracts he’s signed for vaccines to be delivered at some future date. You are a true hero to many Canadians and you deserve the Order of Canada for such an incredible accomplishment that few of us mere mortals could achieve. There are some …

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Easterbrook’s Foot long Hot Dogs – An iconic restaurant in Aldershot since 1930

January 2021 Anyone who has lived in the Hamilton-Burlington area of southern Ontario for the past 90 years has heard of Easterbrook’s Foot long Hot Dogs. Located in the Aldershot area of Burlington, near the world famous Royal Botanical Gardens, it’s been a favourite place for locals to gather and eat food since 1930. Housed …

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The politics of racism

January 2021 So why is it racist to call the virus that we know officially as COVID-19, the China Virus, when it’s not racist to call the variants that have recently been identified as coming from the UK and South Africa, as the UK variant and the South Africa variant? The name that I prefer …

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Trudeau is responsible for the disaster that is former Governor General Julie Payette

January 2021 The only good thing about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s non-answer to reporter’s questions regarding the firing of Governor General (G.G.) Julie Payette, after a damming report was issued that the G.G. office had become a toxic workplace had become toxic under Payette, is that he didn’t say anything along the lines of, “We’ve …

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Historic Dundas Town Hall is one of the longest serving municipal buildings in Canada

January 2021 The historic Dundas Town Hall in Dundas, Ontario, holds the unique distinction of being one of the oldest continuously serving municipal buildings in Canada. It’s served so long as a municipal building, almost 174 years, that it pre-dates Canadian Confederation itself. Completed in July 1849 at a cost of £2,500, the exterior of …

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The oldest building in Dundas faces an uncertain future

January 2021 There is a small, unassuming stone building on Hatt Street, next to Dundas Town Hall. While it certainly looks old, what’s not obvious is that it’s the oldest building in this small southern Ontario town. Built in 1804 by Richard Hatt, the historic building was originally as a storage and office building next …

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Abandoned Great Western Railway bridge was the site of a terrible train collision

January 2021 All across Canada and the United States, the remnants of abandoned rail lines can be found, including the bridges, tunnels and railway stations along the railway route. In Dundas, Ontario, the abandoned Great Western Railway bridge that crosses over Sydenham Creek, at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, was the scene of a …

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